Description: 75, High Street
Date Listed: 21 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 310354
OS Grid Reference: SU1856268808
OS Grid Coordinates: 418562, 168808
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4180, -1.7344
SU 1868 HIGH STREET
2/187 No 75
The description shall be amended to read
House. Probably C15, probably C16/C17 (concealed), early/mid C18 with C19
alterations. Timber framed, rendered, with old tile roof. Two room range parallel
to street with through passage on right leading to long rear wing.
Main elevation: C18 in character, the timber frame which is said to be close
studded with decorative braces is entirely concealed externally. Two storeys
and attics. On left is a central oriel with plain sashes over a plain C19 shop-
front, to right flush framed cased sash with glazing bars with another over,
both 16 panes. Plank door in plain surround to passage. Two C19 gabled attic
dormers with casements and glazing bars. Cambered roof with brick end stack.
Interior: At east end between Nos 75 and 76 is a medieval timber framed closed
truss probably of cruck construction. This may be a survivor of a previous
building to either No 75 or No 76. Inspected from No 76 it has a slightly cambered
tie beam, convex brace, queen struts and a slightly cambered collar, the top
of an apparent cruck is also visible.
Ref. Wiltshire Buildings Record 1988, Building No. B1966
SU 1868 2/187
Early or mid Cl8. Timber-framed. Rendered. Gambrel old tile roof. Brick stacks,
2 storeys and attics. 1 canted oriel with sashes over Cl9 shop front. 1 range
of flush-framed cased sashes with glazing bars. 1 planked door to passage.
2 attic dowmers witn casements and glazing bars, those to right hand lead.
Nos 65 to 85 (consec), The Sun public House and Nos 88 to 90 (consec) form a
group, together with the Church of St Peter and St Paul, and with Nos 42 to 64
(consec) on the South Side.
Listing NGR: SU1856268816
Source: English Heritage
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